A History of the Jews and Judaism in the Second Temple Period (Volume 1): Yehud: A History of the Persian Province of Judah
In the first of four volumes on A History of the Jews andJudaism in the Second Temple Period, Lester Grabbe presents acomprehensive history of Yehud - the Aramaic name for Judah -during the Persian Period. Among the many crucial questions headdresses are: What are the sources for this period and how do weevaluate them? And how do we make them 'speak' to us through thefog of centuries? This first volume, Yehud: A History of thePersian Province of Judah offers the most up to date andcomprehensive examination of the political and administrativestructures; the society and economy; the religion, temple and cult;the developments in thought and literature; and the major politicalevents of Judah at the time.